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Internal intelligence agencies hungry for deeper cooperation from Skype

14.03.2013 01:18

While already giving intelligence services access to private data without a court order, some Russian experts say, Skype is still being pressured into registering as a telecom agency, allowing intelligence to operate around a series of legal loopholes.

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Frank Wall 14.03.2013 13:45

Seems to make sense that they register as a telecommmunication organisation given its huge usage figures.

Anonymous user 14.03.2013 13:21

I would suggest using China's "qq international". no cia, no fbi, no nsa, no mosad, no mi6.

Anonymous user 14.03.2013 13:09

I'm using an older version of Skype -4.2.0.187- from the time before Microsoft bought it.

Anonymous user 14.03.2013 12:57

Any communication medium in existence today and in the future will be subject to govt eavesdropping.

Anonymous user 14.03.2013 11:00

the 1st rule of power is how to hold it once obtained. all govts are oppresive to hold power

Anonymous user 14.03.2013 10:58

i live in a glass house. some nations have more transparent glass than others but they all use glass

Anonymous user 14.03.2013 10:49

all govt are oppresive. Its the nature of power/slave relationship. read some nietche

Anonymous user 14.03.2013 10:47

no major company gets to the top without signing govt national security contracts. THATS A FACT

Anonymous user 14.03.2013 10:46

no such thing as privacy. nothing to hide nothing to fear. that said its annoying being spyed on

Anonymous user 14.03.2013 10:21

There are way's to avoid anything anyone who is interested can use TOR to hide his communication.

Anonymous user 14.03.2013 09:36

Security services never want anyone to know what they're up to, just what YOU're up to. 1984?

Anonymous user 14.03.2013 09:34

We have doors on toilet cubicals for a reason. PRIVACY! Ever heard of it?

Anonymous user 14.03.2013 06:33

special security services = GESTAPO

Anonymous user 14.03.2013 04:23

Dont do it !!!

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